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Site Engineering Manager

The Hitachi Energy factory in Bland, VA has an immediate opening for experienced Site Engineering Manager. The focus of this position will be the direct, and active management of a muti-disciplined design team.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to deploy your technical expertise and leadership to engage and advance product and process improvement for all products within the site’s business scope. This position will include Global Product Group collaboration to define and implement best design practices and common tools. You will have further opportunities to work directly with local growth, product development and production teams to penetrate new markets with highly optimized customer solutions.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Drive the performance of the engineering function to ensure that all engineering activities meet the required safety, integrity, financial and contractual requirements. This will include initiating and driving continuous improvement activities across the function.

  • Build effective team environments where individuals work collaboratively to achieve a well-defined strategy.

  • Leverage a client-driven mentality that fosters strong customer relationships and long-term commitments.

  • Use problem solving tools such as Root Cause Countermeasures, A3s, 8Ds, or equivalent.

  • Generate weekly and monthly assessments for team financial and productivity performance tracking.

  • Elevate our engineering design team through effective hiring, talent pipeline development, skills development, training, apprenticeships, internships, etc.

  • Assist or lead cross-functional teams to accomplish clearly defined goals and objectives that directly contribute to profitable growth in the organization.

  • Create and manage implementation of long-term strategic plans which define the engineering business strategy and align resources accordingly.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and 5-10 years of experience, with additional 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role.

  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States. US Citizenship is required to have access to certain sensitive information required for normal duties.

  • Working knowledge of industry standards such as ANSI/IEEE C57.12.01, C57.12.51, C57.12.55, C57.12.90, C57.12.91, C57.96, C57.94, NFPA 70/National Electrical Code, UL, cUL, CSA and IEC

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma Trained/Certified and Lean Manufacturing training and implementation experience.

  • Experience with transformer design.

  • Experience with Design and Process FMEA’s.

  • Experience working in multinational teams.

  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical simulations.

  • Professional Engineer.  

Location Bland, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Management
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-01-30
Reference number R0042095

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

Hitachi Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans' status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites here and here. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.